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Brooklands Zoo

#4 of 60 things to do in New Plymouth Features Animals
30 Brooklands Park Drive, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-759 6060
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Great way to burn the kids energy!

Walk them through Pukekura park and head for the Zoo. It's a small Zoo but our kids loved it and... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
natashab560
via mobile
Such and awesome little zoo!

We went for a walk through the pukekura park and was such a surprise to find this little zoo! Great... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
909kelseyh
via mobile
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Brooklands Zoo is a FREE, family focused zoo which is home to a variety of farmyard animals, amphibians, reptiles, oriental small-clawed otters, meerkats, a brolga, Bolivian squirrel monkeys and both capuchin and cotton-top tamarin monkeys, as well as a selection of exotic parrots housed inside a walk-through free-flight aviary.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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30 Brooklands Park Drive, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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+64 6-759 6060
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Walk them through Pukekura park and head for the Zoo. It's a small Zoo but our kids loved it and the park in the middle was great! Next time I'd bring a picnic!

Thank natashab560
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We went for a walk through the pukekura park and was such a surprise to find this little zoo! Great free attraction and would definitely recommend it to any family or animal lover!!! Loved it!

Thank 909kelseyh
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I hadn't been to the Brooklands Zoo for decades and going back was brilliant. Yes it's small but it's free, donations gratefully accepted, but so safe and enjoyable for young and old. Watching the various species of monkey, wandering through the bird aviary, the barn...More

Thank Fiona V
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Such a nice little zoo has quite a few. Different abinals so thats cool and the kids love it... Awesome

Thank Brittany M
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This little zoo is wonderful. It's free and always improving. A wonderful place to bring friends and family.

Thank Raniformis
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The zoo is not only for kids and is a nice place to visit in New Plymouth. It's possible to walk from town through the park

Thank SofiaEds
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

With a free admission, alongside a variety of different animals you can enjoy, whilst you can have an enjoyable picnic with a play area for kids. This place is defiantly a place for a family day out. And let's not forget that it's clashed with...More

Thank BrooklynHill
Reviewed 16 April 2017

For a free zoo this place is pretty darn good. Farm animals, monkeys, meercats, an exotic bird house..... pop in here while visiting pukekura/Brooklands.

Thank andrew p
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit with your family, it has a delightful setting, children can run freely, it's a great picnic venue. Free Entry

Thank peterflewis
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Growing up in New Plymouth the zoo was my Sunday afternoon regular with my friends and family. With my family a picnic lunch the adults can sit on the seats under the trees and my younger cousin and siblings can go on the playground and...More

Thank Nathan H
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